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Comics Alternative Interviews: Bill Kartalopoulos and Ben Katchor

Time Codes: 00:00:26 – Introduction 00:02:30 – Setup of interview 00:04:05 – Interview with Bill Kartalopoulos and Ben Katchor 01:36:02 – Wrap up 01:37:10 – Contact us Challenging Comics Derek talks with Bill Kartalopoulos and Ben Katchor about the 2017 volume of The

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Episode 220: Our Favorite Comics of 2016

Time Codes: 00:01:50 – Introduction 00:03:37 – Setting up our favorites 00:07:16 – Year-end statistics 00:15:54 – Our favorites of 2016 01:43:22 – Wrapping up our favorites, and honorable mentions 01:48:55 – Contact us The Results Are In This is the last regular

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Episode 219: Review of The Best American Comics 2016

Time Codes: 00:01:30 – Introduction 00:03:21 – News and updates 00:12:05 – Best American Comics 2016 01:07:29 – Wrap up 01:08:37 – Contact us Thanks, Roz! Every year the Two Guys with PhDs use the final two episodes of the year

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Episode 168: Our Favorite Comics of 2015

Best! It’s the last regular review episode of the year, so that means that the Two Guys with PhDs are here to share what they consider to be the best comics of 2015! In this extra-long episode, Andy and Derek discuss their

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Episode 167: A Review of The Best American Comics 2015

Bested? As has become an annual event, Andy and Derek use their penultimate show of the year to discuss the current volume of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s The Best American Comics. The series is overseen by Bill Kartalopoulos — whom the

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Young Readers: The Best of 2015

Perfect Gifts for Hanukkah! As the end of 2015 draws near and the holiday shopping season is in full swing, Andy and Gwen have drawn up their lists of their favorite comics for young readers released during the last year. Although

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Mental Floss Lists The Comics Alternative as One of the Top Comics Podcasts!

In her most recent “Pod City” piece for Mental Floss magazine, Whitney Matheson ranks The Comics Alternative among the best comics-related podcasts out there. Her article from May 15th, “Super Podcasts about Comics,” lists her 19 top picks and breaks

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Episode 115: A Review of The Best American Comics 2014

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] More Better Best On this episode of the podcast, the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics review The Best American Comics 2014, the latest installment in Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s ambitious anthology series. This follows

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On Location: A Discussion of the Year in Review at Collected Comics

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Looking Back at Favorites It’s almost the end of the year, and Derek is back for one last 2014 visit to his local comic shop, Collected, in Plano, TX. As he usually does every month, he talks with

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 67: Our Favorite Comics of 2013

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Our Favorites…’Nuf Said! It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And no, this isn’t really a reference to much mistltoeing and hearts that are glowing. It’s  better than that. It’s time for Andy and

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Comics Alternative Podcast Episode 66: A Review of The Best American Comics 2013

Listen to the podcast! [powerpress] Best. Best! or Best? This week the Two Guys with PhDs Talking about Comics take their annual look at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s The Best American Comics collection (including material published between September 1, 2011 and August

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